Archives Collection

SQUARE DANCE                                                                                                     89-048

            VIDEO TAPE (COPY)


Physical Description:

1 ¾” video tape (VCT-0086)




Scope and Content:

Video tape copy made by M.T.S.U. Television Services of 2 16 mm films. The first portion of the tape, which includes an individual buck dancing backed by a fiddle, banjo and guitar, a fiddler a group square dancing, and 2 banjos and a fiddle, was copied from a 16 mm film “Square Dancing in Southern Mountains 1919-1931” which was labeled: Filmed for Elizabeth Burchenal, original film property of Duquesne University, acquired by CDSS through Glen Bannerman of Richmond, Va.” The second portion of the tape, which shows a group dancing outdoors, was copied from a 16 mm film labeled “play party or circle dance on lawn, somewhere in Virginia, double quadrille” and the name Richard Chase.



The tape is field by tape number with other archival audio visual materials. A use copy was transferred to the librarian.